Author: Sabrina Tirvengadum
You are so RUDE!
In this post, we’re all human’s Sabrina Tirvengadum reflects on her experience. Growing up hard of hearing/deaf leads many people to make unfair assumptions.
Introduction to Web Accessibility by W3C
This course teaches web accessibility foundations, covering international standards, assistive technologies, business benefits, and W3C resources. It’s designed for developers, designers, content authors, project managers, and people with disabilities, with optional materials available for deeper learning.
Accessibility fundamentals by Microsoft
The Microsoft accessibility course has three modules that cover different aspects of accessibility. The first introduces core accessibility concepts, the second highlights accessibility features in Microsoft products, and the third shows how to create accessible content with Microsoft 365.
Web Accessibility by Google
This course teaches how to create accessible web applications, covering topics like screen reader compatibility, input focus, semantics, ARIA markup, and styling for partial vision.
Microsoft Ability Summit 2020
The 10th Microsoft Ability Summit brought disabled people & allies together to empower inclusion & accessibility. This was the first Microsoft Ability Summit to be virtual.
Inclusive design: Designing for deaf people helps everyone
Marie van Driessche discusses the need to understand disabilities as mismatched human interactions, rather than as an individual’s health conditions.
When we design for disability, we all benefit
Elise Roy explains that the energy put into designing for & by people with disabilities can benefit all of us. We shouldn’t just tolerate difference, we should embrace it.
Accessibility with Marcy Sutton
Marcy Sutton discusses the importance of including people with disabilities as stakeholders in building an accessible internet. She talks about what is at stake when we do not use accessibility.
This thorough guide by WebAIM covers using images to enhance understanding. You can also learn about how using color to convey meaning in images can cause problems. And crucially, how to avoid using graphics that cause seizures.
HOW to describe images
Learn the best ways to describe images with this interactive training resource. This will enable you to make alt-texts that are useful & inclusive.